The Cottage, 10 Front Street, Birstall (Grade II)

Geo: 52.6748, -1.1187
Date ListedTue 9th October, 1984
CategoryStatutory Listed Building
AddressNo. 10 (The Cottage) Front Street Birstall LE4 4DP
GradeGrade II
Grid ReferenceSK5968408928
Volume, Map, Item285, 5, 40
WardBirstall Watermead
Conservation AreaBirstall

Cottage, possibly formerly 3 dwellings. Late C16 or early C17 core. Rough cast render over timberframe. Welsh slate roof with cresting. Gable on to street. 2 storeys, and now a 3 unit plan, with 1 bay to right of door. The fenestration is largely C20, with a squared bay window to right and a 5 light slightly projecting window at left hand end of elevation, with a French window and a 3 light casement to the middle bay. 3 upper casement windows and a dormer with glazed gablet. Gable end and one axial stack, which projects through the slope of the roof, rather than from the ridge. In the right hand gable wall , part of the roof truss is visible. Inside, much of the timberwork survives. Beamed ceilings to ground floor with chamfered spine beam in central bay, and timbered partition walls. Wall plate and main trusses and partitions visible upstairs.

The description above describes the salient features of the building as it was at the date of listing. It is given in order to aid identification; it is not intended to be either comprehensive or exclusive.

Statutory Listing covers all parts of the property and its curtilage, ie all internal and external elements whether described or not.